Employee Event Calendar From March 1 to April 30, 2017
HR: Effective Conflict Resolution Wed. March 1 from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Half-day workshop will focus on cooperative conflict resolution. Register.
Banned Book Reading Wed. March 1 from noon to 1:00 p.m. to Fri. March 3 from noon. to 1:00 p.m. — Main Street in front of Library Every day this week, join fellow students, faculty and staff as we read passages aloud from challenged and banned books.
IT: Using Google Drive Wed. March 1 from 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Learn what Google Drive is, how to share and save documents. Register.
Ash Wednesday Wed. March 1 from 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. — Meditation Centre W 201 Service with Father Sajo.
Sharing Perspectives on Global Citizenship Thurs. March 2 from noon to 12:50 p.m. — E 125 MRU faculty share perspectives on Global Citizenship and why it is important. Website.
Wu Man & Friends Fri. March 3 from 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. — Bella Concert Hall, ED 1200 World premier pipa virtuoso and GRAMMY® Award-nominated musician Wu Man performs at MRU. Tickets.
inVisible Theatre Mon. March 6 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. — I 128 MRU, with Handsome Alice Theatre Company and Calgary Sexual Health Centre is developing a collaborative project: inVISIBLE. Website.
HR: Building Customer Relations Tues. March 7 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Explore methods for dealing with challenging customers while maintaining composure. Register.
IT: KeePass 2.0 Wed. March 8 from 9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. Learn the basics of using KeePass to digitally store your passwords. Register.
Career and Recruitment Fair Wed. March 8 from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. — Main Street Please encourage your students to attend this day of networking with potential employers. More info.
Tender Heart of Poetry – Di Brant – Writer in Residence Wed. March 8 from noon to 2 p.m. — The Knuckle EA 3001 Di Brandt makes the case, in this presentation, for a more cosmologically oriented, spiritually inflected, mythopoetic writing practice. More info.
Night Media Wed. March 8 from 3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. — The Knuckle EA 3001 Since the rise of popular newspapers in the 19th century, the rhythms of media delivery have altered our sense of morning and evening, of commuting to work and relaxing at home. More info.
Bugs On the Menu! Wed. March 8 from 4:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. — Y224 A free movie screening and food! More info.
Understanding Atrocities Fri. March 10 from noon to 1 p.m. — Second Floor Bissett Atrium Join us to celebrate the launch of first book in the MRU series by University of Calgary Press: Understanding Atrocities edited by Scott Murray. Free event. More info.
La Ronde Fri. March 10 from 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. — Bella Concert Hall, ED 1200 La Ronde resonates with the roots of flamenco dance by the troups Soledad Barrio and Noche Flamenca. Tickets.
ORSCA – Student Abstract Submission Deadline for Research and Scholarship Days Mon. March 13 at midnight. Deadline for students to submit their abstracts. More info and registration.
Wellness Services: The Working Mind Mon. March 13 from 1 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. — Y 316 Training session that aims to inform on mental health issues as it relates to the workplace environment. Register.
inVisible Theatre Mon. March 13 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. — I 128 MRU with Handsome Alice Theatre Company and Calgary Sexual Health Centre is developing a collaborative project: inVISIBLE. Website.
Managing Your Time & Energy Tues. March 14 from noon to 1 p.m. Manage time at work to be both satisfied and successful. Register.
A Nuclear Janus: The Return of Disarmament Tues. March 14 from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. — EA 1031 The lecture will reflect the state we are in, and consider what might be possible going forward. More info.
Research Panel: Teaching and Scholarship: A Tenuous Balance Wed. March 15 from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. — W 315 Join our panel of faculty scholars and teachers for discussion on balancing teaching with a successful research program. Register ADC Website or contact Nancy Funke firstname.lastname@example.org
Calgary Peace Prize Award Ceremony Wed. March 15 from 6 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. — Jack Singer Concert Hall MRU's Peace Studies Initiative is pleased to announce that the 2017 recipient of the Calgary Peace Prize is the Honourable Douglas Roche, O.C. Tickets.
Avital Meets Avital Wed. March 15 from 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. — Bella Concert Hall, ED 1200 Dialogue between two musicians who come from different worlds but share a common richness of musical heritage. Tickets.
Science and Obscenity: A Historical and Empirical Perspective on Porn’s Effects Fri. March 17 from noon to 1 p.m. — EA 1068 Research on effects of pornography and how results of scientific study compare with political concerns about pornography’s actual effect. Free. More info.
Mike Schuett & Friends Sun. March 19 from 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. — TransAlta Pavilion, ED 2102 We’re proud of our MRU Conservatory instructors. So, we’ve created a series that allows them to shine. Admission by donation ($15.00 suggested).
IT: Creating an Email Distribution List Mon. March 20 from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Learn how to create an email distribution list in Google Groups. Register.
A General Education Colloquium: Social Democracy and the Left in Canada: Past, Present and Future by Dr. Roberta Lexier Tues. March 21 from 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. — EA 2007 Social Democracy and the Left in Canada: Past, Present and Future.
Iniskim Anniversary Celebration Tues. March 21 from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. — Iniskim Centre C 201 Celebrate the 10th anniversary of the naming of the Iniskim Centre and 25th anniversary of the Aboriginal Education Program. More info.
Kronos Quartet Wed. March 22 from 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. — Bella Concert Hall, ED 1200 For more than 40 years, Kronos Quartet has pursued a singular artistic vision as a string quartet. Tickets.
HR: The Art of Listening Thurs. March 23 from 8:30 a.m. to noon Your ability to obtain information from others greatly enhances your ability to communicate effectively. Register.
FOIP Act 101 Thurs. March 23 from 9:10 a.m. to 10:10 a.m. Learn the In's and Out's of FOIP. Register.
IT: Google Mail Merges Thurs. March 23 from 9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. Mail merge allows you to easily and quickly produce dozens of form letters, address labels or addressed envelopes in minutes. Register.
Molecular Death, Desire, and Redface Reincarnations: Indigenous Appropriations in the US and Canada Fri. March 24 from 10 a.m. to noon — J 301 Discourses of indigenous life and death, the vanishing of these practices in relation to genome science and other cultural fields. Free event!! More info.
Research Panel: Effective Data collection, storage and utilization strategies in a dynamic research landscape. Fri. March 24 from noon to 1:30 p.m. — Bissett Boardroom, EB 2061 Panelists will discuss effective ways of collecting and utilizing qualitative and quantitative data. Register.
Salon Series:MRU Composer Collective Sat. March 25 from 8 p.m. — TransAlta Pavilion, ED 2102 Featuring original compositions by Mount Royal University Conservatory composers. Tickets.
IT: Protecting Yourself Against Cyber Crime Tues. March 28 from 11 a.m. to noon Protecting yourself against cyber crime workshop. Register.
Everything You Treasure — For a World Free from Nuclear Weapons Exhibit Wed. March 29 to Fri. March 31 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. — Main Street Everything You Treasure Exhibition — For a World Free from Nuclear Weapons Exhibit. More info.
Stepping Up Community Project Fair Wed. March 29 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. — East Mainstreet Students who participated in the 2017 run of Stepping Up will be presenting information and projects. Free event. Website.
IT: Advanced Gmail Techniques Wed. March 29 from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Learn how to create labels, filters and standard responses, and employ search techniques to help you find files efficiently. You must have basic Gmail skills to take this course. Register.
Iniskim Centre: 8th Fire Presentation Thurs. March 30 from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Anishnabe (Ojibway) Prophecy that speaks to the past, present and future of Indigenous and non-Indigenous Canadians. Register.
Human Security Worldwide: Building a Culture of Peace Thurs. March 30 from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. — J 301 Position and involve yourself among the increasingly diverse communities for the betterment of our society. Free event. More info.
MRU Research and Scholarship Days Mon. April 3 to Sat. April 8 — Various events Join us as a presenter, volunteer or spectator for MRU's Research and Scholarship Days 2017. More info and event times.
Student Poster Presentations Mon. April 3 from 10 a.m. to noon and Tues. April 4 from 10 a.m. to noon — Main Street Students will present their work via poster presentation during Research and Scholarship Days. More info.
Research and Scholarship Days Kickoff with Ilona Dougherty Mon. April 3 from noon to 1 p.m. — Nickle Theatre, V200 Kickoff the week with an engaging talk by social entrepreneur, Ilona Dougherty. RSVP and learn more at mru.ca/researchdays.
MRU Students, Global Challenges and Social Innovation Mon. April 3 from 4:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.— Lincoln Park, J 301 Short presentations by MRU students participating in the Oxford-Skoll Global Challenge. More info and Registration.
Student Oral Presentations Mon. April 3 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. and Tues. April 4 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. — Library G 106 & G108 Students from all Faculties will present their work during Research and Scholarship Days. More info.
HR: Coping with Change (a.m. and p.m. sessions) Tues. April 4 from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. or 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Participants in this half-day workshop will explore self-care tools, and resources to navigate the change process successfully. Register.
Faculty Lightning Talks Tues. April 4 from noon to 1:30 p.m. and Fri. April 7 noon to 1:30 p.m. — TransAlta Pavilion, ED 2102 Faculty scholars present their work during Research and Scholarship Days. RSVP and learn more.
Grand Opening of the Centre for Psychological Innovation Wed. April 5 from 12:30 p.m. to 1:15 p.m. — EA 3001 As a part of Mount Royal University Research Days, you are invited to celebrate the grand opening of the Centre for Psychological Innovation. Free refreshments and tour.
JMH $70,000 LaunchPad Pitch Competition Weds. April 5 from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. — Ross Glen Hall, EC 1040 Cheer on Mount Royal University’s most entrepreneurial students. Free. More info.
Science and Technology Research Day Thurs. April 6 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. — J 301 Students of the Faculty of Science and Technology present their work with keynote speaker at noon. Register and learn more at mru.ca/researchdays.
Field School Showcasing and Open House Thurs. April 6 from noon to 2 p.m. — E 125 The International Field School Showcasing will followed by an International Field School Open House. More info.
Media and Social Media for Researchers Fri. April 7 from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. — EC 1065 Learn how to mobilize your research using media and social media. Register and learn more at mru.ca/researchdays.
Research and Scholarship Days Awards Evening Fri. April 7 from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. — EC 1040 Complete Research and Scholarship Days at the awards evening. RSVP and learn more at mru.ca/researchdays.
URSCA 2017 Fri. April 7 from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. and Sat. April 8 from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. — Mixer, The Hub and Conference, Ross Glen Hall EC 1040 Third Annual Undergraduate Research in Science Conference of Alberta. More info and Registration.
WHP: Establishing Work/Life Harmony Tues. April 11 from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. Participants will develop skills and strategies to prioritize their time and energy. Register.
Le masque et l’auteur – Colloque international 2017 Wed. April 12 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. — EC 1140 Cette journée d’étude vise à interroger les situations de pseudonymie et d’anonymat en littérature et dans les arts francophones du Moyen-Âge à nos jours.Website.
RIM 101 Awareness Training Wed. April 12 from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Records and Information Management (RIM) 101 Awareness Training. Register.
Représentations de l’Asie au XVIIIe siècle – Colloque international 2017 Thurs. April 13 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. — EA 1031 Cette journée d’étude vise à interroger le rapport à l’Asie dans la pensée francophone du XVIIIe siècle. Website.
Pedrito Martinez & Guests Sat. April 22 from 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. — Bella Concert Hall, ED 1200 Pedro Pablo “Pedrito” Martinez is a consummate master of Afro-Cuban folkloric music. Come enjoy this concert and dance party. Tickets.
The Queen, the Bear and the Bumblebee Sun. April 23 from 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. — Bella Concert Hall, ED 1200 A collaborative stage production for multi-generational audience that combines storytelling, chamber music, song and dance. Tickets.
A Symposium on Occupational Stress Injury: Bringing Together Research, Treatment, and Support Wed. April 26 from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m — EC 1050 This symposium aims to bring everyone together to share current research, facilitate support, and mobilize knowledge. Tickets.
HR: Project Management Basics Wed. April 26 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Project Management Basics course is a one-day introductory course to project management. Register.
Liberal Education Conference 2017: The Idea of the University Thurs. April 27 to Sat. April 29 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. — Mount Royal University The Idea of the University and the State of Liberal Education in the 21st Century. Registration.
Leon Leonaradis & Guests Sun. April 30 from 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. — TransAlta Pavilion, ED 2102 We’re proud of our MRU Conservatory instructors. So, we’ve created a series that allows them to shine. Admission by donation ($15.00 suggested).
Salon Series: International Jazz Day Sun. April 30 from 8:00 pm — TransAlta Pavilion, ED 2102 "Celebrate Unesco International Jazz Day with special jazz events at MRU. To learn more about the event subscribe to MRU Conservatory's e-news."Tickets.
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